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Assembler I

Req ID:  756


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Electronic Assembler I is an entry-level assembler position performing a wide variety of mechanical assembly operations. Follows methods and sequence of operations in assembling cables, soldering, bonding, limited testing and manufacturing of transducers. Ability to follow procedures and drawings.

Job Duties

In a typical day, you will:

* Acquire all established health and safety rules.

* Acquire job skills, and learn company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and adherence to production plan schedule while producing high quality products to standards.

* Adhere to policy and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment.

* Work on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment.

* Has little or no role in decision-making.

* Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.

* Work under close supervision.

* Act as champion of the company’s Lean and Continuous Improvement programs.

* Time and attendance are in accordance with company policies, procedures and work area schedule.

* Complete work orders on schedule to ensure a constant flow of product and to maintain efficiencies.

* Ability to sit for an extended amount of time Ability to work under a microscope Hand soldering Read and interpret drawings, diagrams, work orders, procedures and follows verbal directions.

* Quality Oriented Computer literacy Prepare product components and fixtures for assembly.

* Performs bonding processes.

* Fabricate cable assemblies.

* Attaching / Closing process (hand soldering) Limited testing of products.

* Performs routine hands on assembly tasks in the manufacture of Eddy Current probes, Ultrasonic transducers or BondMaster sensors.

*  Demonstrate basic understanding of Eddy Current, Ultrasonic or BondMaster inspection methods and its application in the sensor assembly process.

* Produce quality products in accordance to standards.

* Meet established standard times for standard operations.

* Follow all applicable manufacturing procedures and documentation.

* Follow work order activities established via manufacturing reports.

* Accurately record labour time to all work order operations into the MRP system.

* Clean and maintain equipment (including tools and fixtures).

* Participate in the company’s Lean and Continuous Improvement programs.

* Time and attendance (including the accurate reporting of time and attendance).

*  Maintain work are 5s standards.

*  Work with Team members with mutual respect and understanding.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* High School Diploma or GED required.

* 0-1 year of related experience.

* Experience with hand soldering and using a microscope is a plus.

* Good manual dexterity.

*  Strong attention to detail.

* Computer skills and literacy a plus.

* Must be a highly organized, self-managed individual who works independently with minimum supervision and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

* Strong verbal communication skills.

* Able to embrace change.

* Ability to work overtime as needed.

*  Ability to sit and work under a microscope for extended amount of time.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || State College || 

Nearest Major Market: State College

Job Segment: Assembly, Inspector, Manufacturing, Quality

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